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More costs HEADED YOUR way in Wyoming!

We have been hearing some chatter in Cheyenne about pending price increases for quite some time now, and after nearly 10 years, we now have them. For the most part, the price increase is right on the head at 20% for nonresident...


Wyoming Wolf Hunt: 2017 Edition

WYOMING- WILL HAVE A WOLF SEASON again this year with an opener of October 1st. This has been a long time coming, and if we are lucky, we will see them stay forever. We have advocated for a very long time for liberal seasons an...



The Sitka Ascent Series

Sitka Gear and innovation go hand in hand. Last season, I was fortunate to be able to test the new Ascent series in the Subalpine pattern that has already proven successful based on the story submissions we have seen already. I...


Guy’s 2017 Top Five Wyoming Mule Deer Hunts

With the wrath of the worst winter in nearly 40 years finally behind us, the Wyoming deer herd has suffered tremendously, particularly on the Western side of the state. The regions of G, H and K have taken the brunt of the wint...



Guy’s 2017 Top Five Wyoming Antelope Hunts

Generally speaking, antelope do tend to fair somewhat better during a rough winter than the mule deer do. Antelope are notoriously hardy critters given their size. I do think the antelope have managed to fair slightly better th...


The Poaching Epidemic: 2017 Edition

Every year, about this time the poaching convictions from the 2016 season start to roll in. In the past we have seen 200 inch mule deer, big bulls and other trophies poached in regions that many of us have been building points ...



Shed Hunting: A Matter Of Life And Death

Snow Banks and Shed Horns… Sometimes doing the right thing is dang hard. I remember a hot August Friday about ten years ago. I decided to take the day off from work and head out for some fly fishing. My wife and I hit the riv...


Hunt Antelope With Guy Eastman!

Last year I had one of the best years of my hunting career for pronghorn. I was lucky enough to have tags for Wyoming, Montana and Colorado to fill. With a little luck I filled all three on quality bucks that now have places in...



Western Big Game Deathtrap: Winter’s Cold, Cruel Wrath…It’s Upon Us!

Winter’s Cold, Cruel Wrath…It’s Upon Us. If you live out West and haven’t seen a winter like this one before, chances are you just haven’t lived long enough. The winter of 2016-2017 will likely go down as the worst wi...


Rangers Disappearing?

As many of you know we are firm believers that public land is just that – land that the public owns. All of us as Americans have a stake in their success, not just the people who live there and that is one of the reasons we h...